As Walmart’s big push to be a digital competitor continues, the company has laid out the three big e-commerce opportunities it’s focused on: customers, assortment, and grocery.
In Q4 fiscal 2016, Walmart’s global e-commerce sales and GMV both grew at 8%. For the full year, sales grew 12 percent and GMV grew 13 percent.
Looking forward, Walmart is working on:
1. Continuing to build a digital relationship with customers
In the technology and e-commerce space, Walmart continues to innovate with a focus on the customer. The company developed a new platform that it can scale across the business, improved its fulfillment capabilities with new fulfillment centers to help get orders to customers’ doors faster and more efficiently, and is growing in-store pickup for online orders.